When I saw the prompt for Top Ten Tuesday this week, I couldn't not share! Here's some of my Library Life Kid Lit Pet Peeves, including authors I dislike, shelving woes, publisher problems and more: 1. Ableism (& Lack of Diverse Representation in General) It's almost IMPOSSIBLE to find disability representation in kidlit beyond the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Pet Peeves
Sharing another fun giant posterboard I made for Outside Storytimes! I've found that many of my favorite flannelboard stories transition well to this medium - such as Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley! If you're unfamiliar with the book, you first build up the monster and later take him apart piece by piece.… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Go Away, Big Green Monster!
This virtual storytime plan was so much fun! TOO MUCH fun, in fact. We ran 7 minutes over time... oops! Sing: Hi, Hello & How Are You? Welcome/Introduction/Announcements During my welcome and pre-storytime announcements, I asked the grown-ups to stay nearby throughout storytime to help type answers in the chat box. I also asked them… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: ROUND